Tropical Storm Isaac threatens the states of Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, and Mississippi all along the Gulf Coast. Due to the danger, many oil refineries on the Gulf have now been closed and it could cause your gas prices to shoot up just in time for Labor Day Weekend.
Oregon and California are both in the top five in the nation for the highest price at the pump this morning. As of now, Oregon’s average is $4.01, a full quarter higher than the national average.
In California, the average is $4.14, 38 cents higher than the national average. In the Medford-Ashland area, we’re still topping 4 dollars at $4.01.